Keynote speaker – Landscape Australia Conference 2019
Roberta Ryan is a professor at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), and a leading public policy, evaluation and research analyst with over 30 years’ experience. Roberta has extensive expertise in a range of public policy areas including local government, and has worked with and for more than 100 local governments across Australia and internationally.
Specialising in new approaches in the application of research to policy, community engagement and sustainability, social and strategic planning, Roberta was formerly director of the UTS Institute for Public Policy and Governance and the UTS Centre for Local Government, and was previously a partner in a national professional services firm. In her current work she is actively engaged with all levels of government, academia, the private sector and the non-government sector across all major arenas of public policy, with particular experience in planning cities, citizen engagement and sustainability.